Discover what happened before WATCHMEN. The team of legendary writer Len Wein and acclaimed artist Jae Lee--in his first DC Comics' work in nearly a decade--delve into the mind of the smartest man in the world: Ozymandias. How does one go from the son of immigrant parents to becoming the world's smartest man? Adrian Veidt begins his journey, both spiritual and physical, that will one day make him one of the most pivotal players in the world-changing events of WATCHMEN. Collects BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS #1-6, "Curse of the Crimson Corsair."
The Punisher literally kills the Marvel Universe in a classic tale by one of Frank Castle's signature writers, Garth Ennis! But don't worry, the MU is back for round two -- kind of -- in a post-apocalyptic war zone filled with cannibalistic super types. Plus: Bullets fly in some of Frank's best clashes with the costumes and capes! He'll come between old pals Luke Cage and Iron Fist, and gatecrash Spider-Man's volatile first meeting with Nightcrawler -- this ain't no team-up! Watch him make Spidey, Daredevil and Wolverine look like a Confederacy of Dunces, and prepare to be amazed when the Punisher takes on the Avengers! Yes, even Thor! Collecting PUNISHER KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #161-162, HEROES FOR HIRE (1997) #9, PUNISHER (2001) #33-37, PUNISHER WAR ZONE (2012) #1-5 and MARVEL UNIVERSE VS. PUNISHER #1-4.
These tales from the 1970s are written by Len Wein, co-creator of Swamp Thing and Wolverine and writer of BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS. In this new hardcover, Batman battles the villainy of The Joker, The Riddler, Catwoman, Mr. Freeze, Ra's al Ghul and many others. Collects Detective Comics #408, #444-448, #466, #478-479, #500, #514, Batman #307-310, #312-319, #321-324, #326-327, World's Finest Comics #207, DC Retroactive Batman - The 70s, Untold Legends of the Batman #1-3, Batman Black and White #5.
The Amazon Princess known as Diana--a.k.a. Wonder Woman--comes to the "Man's World" to defeat the God of War Ares. But there are now other threats lurking in the darkness... including the deadly Cheetah, who will stop at nothing to posess Wonder Woman's precious lasso of truth! Diana of Themyscira faces foes from all fronts in this dynamic graphic novel by comics legends George Pérez and Len Wein!
During the original Batman television series run, legendary writer Harlan Ellison turned in an outline for a story that would have introduced Two-Face. The story never made it to air, and Two-Face never entered the TV show's Rogues Gallery--until now! "The Two-Way Crimes of Two-Face" is adapted to comics by two comic book legends: writer Len Wein and artist Jos_ Luis Garcia-Lopez.
In these tales illustrated by master comics artist Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Superman battles Wonder Woman, Lex Luthor, SolomonGrundy, and teams up with Supergirl, The Flash, Adam Strange, the Metal Men and Firestorm. These tales, many of whichhave never been collected before, are spotlights for Garcia-Lopez's powerful artwork.
Giant-sized issue commemorating Batman's 500th appearance in DETECTIVE COMICS! Featuring the first appearance of Jason Todd as Robin! Batman teams with Robin and Batgirl to take on twenty of his deadliest foes, including the Joker, Catwoman, Killer Croc, Mister Freeze, Penguin, and more!
STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! Once, there were infinite Earths. Then there came a Crisis...a Zero Hour...a Flashpoint. Worlds lived. Worlds died. But some worlds must now fight for their future-in the Convergence! The evil alien intelligence known as Brainiac has stolen 50 doomed cities from places throughout time and space and sealed them behind impenetrable domes. Now, after a year, the domes will come down-and the heroes and villains of 50 dead worlds must battle to be the last one standing! In this volume: WONDER WOMAN: Diana Prince must defend Gotham City against vampire versions of Batman's archenemies Poison Ivy, Catwoman and the Joker from the world of Red Rain! SWAMP THING: Sealed away from the power of the Green for a year, Alec Holland must regain his strength and defeat the Darkest Knight of all, vampire Batman! THE FLASH: Barry Allen, the key to the Crisis itself, must race to defeat the godlike tyrant of the Tangent Universe-Superman! NEW TEEN TITANS: The greatest Titans team in the history of the Multiverse squares off against the Tangent Universe's deadly Doom Patrol! JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: It's up to the Elongated Man to lead the second-string heroes of the Detroit Justice League and repel the invasion of the Tangent Universe's Secret Six! The most iconic heroes of the CRISIS era fight the twisted heroes of two of the most popular Elseworlds universes in CONVERGENCE: CRISIS BOOK TWO!
Boldly going€ where it all started! Presenting the first comic book adventures of the U.S.S. Enterprise and her crew! Fully re-mastered with new colors, this volume collects issues #7_12, including stories such as "The Voodoo Planet," "The Legacy of Lazarus," "The Brain Shocker," and more.
Swamp Thing returns in an all-new series written by his co-creator, legendary writer Len Wein! Swamp Thing has received an ominous warning, and now he finds himself under attack from the forces of dark magic. These are more than just your average monsters-and there's something much worse looming on the horizon for Alec Holland!
Membership in the World's Mightiest Super-Team is earned in these classic stories from JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #4, # 75, #105-106, 3146, #161 and #173-174 as Green Arrow, Black Canary, Elongated Man, Red Tornado, Hawkgirl, Zatanna and Black Lightning prove they have what it takes to join the JLA!
"Crom curses me!" Plagued by the apparition of a lost lover in torment, Conan returns to the Valley of Howling Shadows, a forbidding land of dark magic and suffocating madness. But the visions are the conjurings of a treacherous necromancer who needs Conan's aid to claim a treasure of ultimate sorcerous power!
The Savage Sword of Conan features over 500 pages of Conan tales never-before collected and out of print for over twenty years!
The Savage Sword of Conan features over 500 pages of Conan tales never-before collected and out of print for over twenty years!
The Justice League of America teams up with their heroic predecesors, The Justice Society of America, in this new collection featuring three adventures that have never been reprinted before. First, the two teams face the unexpected threat from someof DC's war and Western characters, including Jonah Hex and Enemy Ace. Then, the teams must find the traitor within their own ranks. And finally, the JLA and JSA join forces with The New Gods to stop the evil might of Darkseid. This classic crossover CRISIS ON MULTIPLE EARTHS VOL. 5 collects JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #159-160, #171-172, #183-185.
These are dark days for the Dark Knight. Where would the Dark Knight be if not for the monsters that prey on the very essence of innocent life? His defeats of villains like the Riddler have only helped grow his legend. But what if that's been part of Edward Nigma's plan all along? And for all of Batman's victories, could a new villain obsessed with Edgar Allan Poe be the one to finally bury him? It's up to Arkham Asylum's newest psychologist, Dr. Updin, to find out. An all-star roster of comics' brightest talents including AARON LOPRESTI, SCOTT KOLINS, DOUG WARNER, MATTHEW DOW SMITH, MARC GUGGENHEIM, FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO, RON MARZ, CULLY HAMNER, J. TORRES, MATTHEW CLARK and more explores all these aspects of Batman in LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT VOL. 5!
A zombie is on the loose on the campus of Louisiana's Crowley College! Swamp Thing must search out an old friend if he hopes to save the small college town from the resurrected student roaming the forest. But if he thinks that zombies are the biggest problem on his horizon, Alec Holland might need to think again.
Sgt. Rock, now a general, is back in action to lead the Squad to justice or to death! After the atrocities in the first issue, it's time to build up some steadies in the group. The question is: How can the new leader come up with enough heavies to take on a biological weapon that's gone out of control? This issue sparks the beginnings of political intrigue and corporate deceptions from LexCorp to the Presidency.
The DC Universe's deadliest new series continues! Ants! Everywhere ants!! Three of the DC Universe's deadliest villains: Killer Frost, Bolt, and the hellish Hellgrammite enlist with the Squad and they're just in time to be overrun by an army of six-legged killers. Will their first mission be their last?! Plus more on Rock and the main team as more clues are revealed as to who's really behind this new Suicide Squad.
The Day Up Was Down' starring the Flash, 'Requiem for a Deadman' starring Deadman, 'To Everything There Is a Season' featuring the JSA. Wonder Woman stars in 'Slave of the Queen Bee', and don't miss 'Invaders From Above' starring Aquaman!NOTE: this issue is available only in black & white.
It's the 100th meeting of the Justice League of America! But the celebrations are cut short when the JSA of Earth-Two send out a call for help! Both teams must find and recruit the members of the only group of heroes capable of standing against the new threat: the Seven Soldiers of Victory!
The Secular Humanist Occult Obliteration Taskforce exists to defend humanity from gods, fairies, monsters, and the legions of other creatures that survive on human beliefs and fears. If you've got a problem with a demon, dragon, or deity, better call SHOOT! Collects the four-issue miniseries, plus an eight-page story from MySpace Dark Horse Presents #35. * An exciting, original, and irreverent concept from comics' hottest new talent! * Sci-fi action in the four-color tradition with a bold new twist!
This sensational history of the DC Universe is told from the dawn of superheroes during World War II through to the present day starring Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, the Justice League of America, the Teen Titans and many, many more. Acclaimed writer Len Wein tells the DC UniverseÍs epic history in this graphic novel spanning five generations of heroes, from the dawn of the Mystery Men before World War II through the present day, starring heroes including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, the Justice League of America, the Teen Titans and more. This sensational volume features spectacular art by Scott Kolins, Brian Bolland, George P_rez, Joe Kubert, Andy Kubert, J.G. Jones and J.H. Williams III. This volume collects issues #1-10 of the original miniseries.
A CONVERGENCE tie-in graphic novel, starring heroes from CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS-and RED SON! Once, there were infinite Earths. Then there came a Crisis...a Zero Hour...a Flashpoint. Worlds lived. Worlds died. But some worlds must now fight for their future-in the Convergence! The evil alien intelligence known as Brainiac has stolen 50 doomed cities from throughout time and space and sealed them behind impenetrable domes. Now, after a year, the domes will come down-and the heroes and villains of 50 dead worlds must battle to be the last one standing! In this volume: ACTION COMICS: The Superman and Power Girl of Earth-2 must stand together against the Wonder Woman of a different Earth entirely: the totalitarian world of Red Son! DETECTIVE COMICS: Dick Grayson and Helena Wayne-Robin and the Huntress-battle for the Batman's legacy against Red Son's Soviet Superman...and each other! JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA: Earth-2's original heroes regain their youth to fight the antimatter universe's Weaponers of Qward-but at what cost? INFINITY INC.: To save their world, Earth-2's young heroes must defeat a man who's already survived the end of his own: the post-apocalyptic Jonah Hex! WORLD'S FINEST: As the Seven Soldiers of Victory ride to war against the Weaponers of Qward, cartoonist Scribbly Jibbet must tell their tale...or die trying! The heroes and villains of one of comics' most beloved worlds-the pre-Crisis Earth-2-take on characters from the acclaimed Elseworlds tale RED SON and more in CONVERGENCE: INFINITE EARTHS BOOK 1!
Luke Cage burst onto the comics scene in 1972 as the "Hero for Hire." Equal parts Marvel Method and Blaxploitation boldness, he was a new kind of hero for a new era. Now, the Marvel Masterworks proudly presents the complete Luke Cage, Hero for Hire - the historic first title to headline an African-American super hero - in one hardcover volume! Cage's adventures depicted New York City's 1970s grit and the plight of its people unlike any other, all while incorporating larger-than-life villains including Black Mariah and Dr. Doom. COLLECTING: Luke Cage, Hero for Hire (1972) 1-16
Collects Avengers (1963) #157-166. It's a marathon of villainy as the Avengers face one powerhouse after another! Ultron wants his wedding to herald the Avengers' funerals, but he's only one item on the team's calendar of criminals to contain! There's also Graviton and the Grim Reaper - the wrath of a god and the wrath of a godslayer! And two Avengers turn against the team - or do they? Guest-starring the Champions, the Defenders, and lots and lots of ants! Featuring heroes of the Wild West, the Golden Age and the X-books!
Those meddling kids-Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and their dog, Scooby-Doo-get more ghost-debunking than they bargained for when faced with a fundamental change in their world. The apocalypse has happened. Old rules about logic no longer apply. The creatures of the night are among us, and the crew of the Magical Mystery Machine has to fight to survive-because in the apocalyptic badlands of the near-future, the horrors are real! This new monthly series takes Scooby and the gang to a whole new level and features character designs by comics superstar Jim Lee!